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The landmark Voting Rights Act faces further dismantling at the Supreme Court

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Denver Riggleman, a former Republican Congressman, joined the staff of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. His new book, "The Breach," describes his work on the investigation and his path to politics. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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A new book's behind-the-scenes look at Congress' Jan. 6 Capitol riot investigation

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday over the scope of the Clean Water Act. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court returns with a busy day of arguments, orders and a new justice

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Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, center, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington on June 25, 2017. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Oath Keepers planned an armed rebellion, prosecutor tells jury in sedition case

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The Supreme Court will begin a new term with more contentious cases on its docket

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Planned Parenthood opened the Fairview Heights Health Center in Fairview Heights, Illinois, in 2019, anticipating a surge in patients from across the region. That surge is quickly materializing. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Planned Parenthood mobile clinic will take abortion to red-state borders

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People leave the flooded community of Country Club Ridge in North Port, Fla., after Hurricane Ian on Sept. 29, 2022. Carlos Osorio for NPR hide caption

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How local and national leaders are tested by major natural disasters

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Ginni Thomas leaves for a break during a closed-door meeting with House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona appeared alongside President Biden when he announced his student loan relief plan on Aug. 24. On Thursday, the administration quietly changed its guidance around which borrowers qualify for this relief. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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In a reversal, the Education Dept. is excluding many from student loan relief

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A fox walks near Upper Senate Park on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on April 5. Multiple people reported being bitten by the fox, that later tested positive for rabies. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, is seen on a screen during a House Select Committee hearing to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol in June. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In a big Jan. 6 case, Oath Keepers go on trial for seditious conspiracy

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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are still working to pass legislation to fund federal agencies and avoid a potential government shutdown. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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In this 2020 file photo, an election worker sorts vote-by-mail ballots at the Miami-Dade County Board of Elections in Doral, Fla. Florida is one of about half of U.S. states that have ballot curing provisions. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Voting explainer: In many states, there's a process to fix an error with your ballot

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Social media company Meta's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The Facebook parent company says it has removed a Russian network pushing a pro-Kremlin view of the war in Ukraine and a Chinese network targeting the U.S. midterm elections. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The White House is proposing pilot programs for Medicare to cover medically tailored meals — like the ones in this file photo — as well as nutrition and obesity counselling. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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